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What does Anis mean?

Anis /anis/ as a name for girls. Anis' name origin is Greek, and the meaning of Anis is "pure, holy; satisfaction". Anis is a version of Agnes (Greek) with the suffix -is. Anis is also a form of Anice (Greek). Anis is also used as a variant of Anise.


Anis has 10 variants: Aneese, Anneyce, Annice, Anniesse, Annis, Annise, Annys, Ines, Inez and Ynez.

Anis has 33 more alternative forms via Agnes, Anice, Anise: Ag, Aggi, Aggie, Aggy, Agi, Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnie, Agnus, Agot, Agy, Agye, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais, Anessa, Anicka, Anisha, Anissa, Annais, Annest, Annick, Annisa, Annisah, Ina, Inah, Una, Unah and Ynes.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Amis, Aneis, ..

(male) Anas, Anim, ..

How popular is Anis?

Anis is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49563 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Anis for girls. Anis reached its top position of #1912 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anis name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anis outside U.S.

Aggie, Agnes (#1272 in recent rankings), Agness, Anais (#1112), Anessa, Anice, Anisha, Anissa, Annice, Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una are the popular related forms of Anis rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Anis were popular with parents during 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.71%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.02%, down 97.7%), with forms such as Anissa becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anis, Aggie, Agnes, Agness, Anais in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anessa, Anice, Anisha, Anissa, Annice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez, Una in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Ines, Inez outside U.S.

Similar Names


Anis is alike in pronunciation to Anayas, Annus, Ennis, Euniss, Innes, Innis, Unice and Uniss. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Adi, Adia, Afia, Ailis, Alanis, Aldis, Alia, Alie, Alis, Alise, Alisz, Alix, Aliz, Allis, Ami, Amia, Amil, Amisa, Amit, Ana, Anat, Anci, Ande, Andy, Anet, Ang, Ange, Angie, Angil, Angy, Ania, Anica, Anika, Aniko, Anisa, Anisah, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann, Annes, Anni, Annie, Anny, Antia, Anyu, Ari, Aria, Arie, Arnit, Asia, Avie, Avis, Ayisa, Azia, Cis, Eris, Iris, Kris, Lenis, Lis, Lois, Sis, Tanis and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anis.